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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Today, 05:45 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 27,295
Posted By ABuck99
Looping Back to Twin Falls

Since the route terminates near the Canadian border, does anyone have suggestions for a scenic return route through Eastern WA & OR? Trying to put together a nice return route back to Twin Falls.
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Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 03-27-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,372
Posted By ABuck99
Hmmm that looks useful:webers. I'm looking...

Hmmm that looks useful:webers. I'm looking forward to breakfasts cooked on your new portable cook top on the IDBDR this fall. Could you add to the menu western omelets, and pancakes & bacon please.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 27,295
Posted By ABuck99
D.i.y.

DIY , save the money and have a nice steak dinner instead. You might ship ahead to a UPS store, FedEx or a mail handler, or an inmate. Motorcycle Superstore, Rocky Mountain MC ship free ( or darn...
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 96,594
Posted By ABuck99
I'm running 175/175, 42 pilots, FP needles clip...

I'm running 175/175, 42 pilots, FP needles clip at #4 position and 4mm floats.(900ft elevation for lurkers) I have tried numerous variations of jetting set ups , using including trying 45 pilots, &...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-17-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 569
Posted By ABuck99
Possible Causes 1. Loose battery terminal or...

Possible Causes

1. Loose battery terminal or worn wire at steering head
2. Worn TPS
3. Clogged Fuel Filter
4. Sidestand switch
Forum: Vendors 03-16-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 96,594
Posted By ABuck99
What's the purpose of adding the breather filter?...

What's the purpose of adding the breather filter? It's not really necessary right?. Doesnt the one way check valve keep vapor flowing in 1 direction? In my sW7 kit it came with some extra hose so...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 03-12-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,050
Posted By ABuck99
Snake oil

my observation with ethanol treatments like startron , or ethanol equalizer from liquid performance is that they cause more harm than good. These additives emulsify and suspend the moisture and...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 03-12-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 172,826
Posted By ABuck99
Laugh Hey Blue, I followed this build from the...

Hey Blue,

I followed this build from the beginning. I was amazed when I saw this bike would now be residing in Georgia! I had hoped to meet jerryK at the Taos kTm event, and talk about this build...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-26-2015, 05:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 348
Posted By ABuck99
If this is the part you're talking about:...

If this is the part you're talking about: 60031099000

if you really need it, wait till Munn racing does one of their 20% 0r 25% off sales which should take the sting out of the price a little....
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,270
Posted By ABuck99
Oberon Performance...

Oberon Performance (http://www.oberon-performance.co.uk/acatalog/Clutch_Slave_Cylinders_CSC.html) in the UK makes a well designed aftermarket slave replacement for several brands including BMW (...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 02-22-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,564
Posted By ABuck99
Happy day Scud, that's gotta make ya happy to...

Happy day Scud, that's gotta make ya happy to have that problem solved.

Was the 1290 starter a warranty upgrade or an out of pocket upgrade? What was the cost on that by chance.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-13-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By ABuck99
What Chuck said: Works Had the same issue,...

What Chuck said: Works

Had the same issue, usually only when cold, but none the less when I swapped the bottom steel with another steel in the stack, it cured that chatter & grabbing problem. 31k...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 672
Posted By ABuck99
4.1 cans are louder than fmf Q's (and most others...

4.1 cans are louder than fmf Q's (and most others too) might have just broken in the exhaust wrap inside. The open air filter resonance may contribute to noise as well. As for the vibes, what happens...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,498
Posted By ABuck99
Galfer makes an excellent solution with their...

Galfer makes an excellent solution with their wave rotor: Front Part # DF770FLW for 950/990 non-abs, there is another part # for the left side if you have abs. I think its DF770FLA but not sure.

I...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-11-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By ABuck99
Sold at Walmart, & Amazon (price war ongoing);...

Sold at Walmart, & Amazon (price war ongoing); looks like this would be the fit for an LC8 @ $99 (nice price), but some LiFePo experts here might say its underrated for this application.
...
Forum: Equipment 02-10-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,488
Posted By ABuck99
I have both the Kermit and a Helinox- ...

I have both the Kermit and a Helinox-

Kermit is great, sturdy and super comfortable sitting. Im 220 and its the only packable that I can sit in comfortably. Kermit is great when weight and space...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-09-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 9,463
Posted By ABuck99
RodKnee- Thanks for getting Hammerhead on the...

RodKnee- Thanks for getting Hammerhead on the task- not sure why they dropped it, and sure am happy they are producing a run. Seems like there is enough 990-950 product out there to support actually...
Forum: Vendors 02-09-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 96,594
Posted By ABuck99
Yes FP needles, Clip in Position #4, fat shim...

Yes FP needles,
Clip in Position #4, fat shim on top
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-06-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,308
Posted By ABuck99
:eek1 I would change my oil asap. Thats no good. ...

:eek1 I would change my oil asap. Thats no good.

NoToil Rim grease is fine to create a sealing surface between the base plate & filter. Ive used it for a couple of years with out any issues.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-02-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By ABuck99
Fair enough- I figured since he said was starting...

Fair enough- I figured since he said was starting below 30 F that any frosted moisture or condensate might create some issues? I dont know if they work or not either- might be a topic for another...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-01-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 805
Posted By ABuck99
Check that your carb heaters are...

Check that your carb heaters are functional/working.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,957
Posted By ABuck99
Cool- I'd be in for a speedo & tach as...

Cool-

I'd be in for a speedo & tach as well.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By ABuck99
In case Questor doesn't have one…. Check the...

In case Questor doesn't have one….

Check the flea market- this dude has the hard parts billet one: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1040430,
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-30-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,588
Posted By ABuck99
Check the measurements between the 1.75 and 1...

Check the measurements between the 1.75 and 1 gallon. They are virtually the same footprint, the 1.75 has just a bit more width. You can find rotopax blems on ebay- they sell for 30+/-% off, sold &...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 02:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By ABuck99
Caliper Pistons Are Directional…..doh!

Epilogue…..

I figured it out. :clap Another learning moment.

I went back and pulled the caliper off, and noticed that I had installed the caliper pistons wrong side out. :cry, which meant...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-29-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By ABuck99
Have the same problem- wrapped the lines with...

Have the same problem- wrapped the lines with silicone tape, and 1 wrap of electrical over that. Not perfect, but its keeping the lines from wearing any further.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-28-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 963
Posted By ABuck99
To refresh the Brembo Caliper Re-fresh.... ...

To refresh the Brembo Caliper Re-fresh....

Calipers came off, pulled out the pistons, rather blew them out with compressed air ( KaPow) pulled the seals & cleaned everything up. Installed new...
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,781
Posted By ABuck99
Please add me to the list: Abuck99

Please add me to the list: Abuck99
Forum: Vendors 01-27-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 10,781
Posted By ABuck99
Looks interesting. Looks very close to the ones...

Looks interesting. Looks very close to the ones offered in Australia- at about half of the price: http://liquidcontainment.com.au/cartpage/viewproduct/21/10-litre-Touring-Jerry-Can

.95mm TPU;
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,362
Posted By ABuck99
I've found that the taper of the FP needle is...

I've found that the taper of the FP needle is nice match with a free flowing filter like the CPR/ITG, (on my motor anyway) FP needles are more responsive at partial- mid or full throttle opening.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 37,247
Posted By ABuck99
I think my favorite custom color & design- looks...

I think my favorite custom color & design- looks pretty cool
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 03:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,223
Posted By ABuck99
I noticed this crazy price on the front exhaust...

I noticed this crazy price on the front exhaust cam too-??? I was researching 990R cams ( same as the 07SD cams) for the possibility of an upgrade, and those are about $138 each- exhaust or intake....
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-10-2015, 06:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 910
Posted By ABuck99
Might also check here:...

Might also check here: http://www.radmfg.com/category-s/10482.htm

Good product- competitive pricing

If you want superlace, they can do it- just need to ask.
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-09-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,362
Posted By ABuck99
:lol3 no kidding

:lol3 no kidding
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-08-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,910
Posted By ABuck99
Interesting- trying to visualize this set up-...

Interesting- trying to visualize this set up- normally both brass pivots are facing outward away from each other- are you suggesting 1 fitting pointing upward and the other downward so that it...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-07-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 769
Posted By ABuck99
I'd be interested to learn about the negatives. ...

I'd be interested to learn about the negatives.

I've used Samco silicone on my 950 for 16-18 months, 8,000 + miles no issues other than a clamp loosening. I've also installed them on the 450 with...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 01-05-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,096
Posted By ABuck99
Kamanya- do you have a link to, or source for the...

Kamanya- do you have a link to, or source for the M8 bolts you used to replace the OEM bolts?
Forum: Vendors 01-05-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,301
Posted By ABuck99
This looks pretty cool. I have a use for most of...

This looks pretty cool. I have a use for most of the features, but no need for accelerometer or lean angle sensor, gravity and the ground alerts me when I've leaned over to far:lol3.

The...
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 484
Views: 42,726
Posted By ABuck99
Really sucks that you have spent so much energy...

Really sucks that you have spent so much energy chasing your delivery down. Your retailer on ebay sucks in the customer service dept. Granted some folks work over sellers, but a quick call and...
Forum: Vendors 01-04-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 96,594
Posted By ABuck99
Ive been playing with my set up as well. I told...

Ive been playing with my set up as well. I told Chris that I had the Goldilocks syndrome; I just couldn't get happy with my jetting settings, so I'm diving in to do some more tuning. :clap

Had...
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